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Upper School English

Whitfield School seeks an experienced teacher of upper school English to work in an innovative, collaborative, student-centered environment for the 2019 - 2020 school year. The ideal candidate will embrace and support the diversity of our student body and hold an advanced degree.
All interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to Maureen Dube, administrative assistant,


Director of Alumni Relations, Whitfield School

Whitfield School serves students in St. Louis in grades 6-12 by providing a coeducational, college preparatory education that cultivates ethical, confident, and successful students in a community of innovation, collaboration, and trust. Whitfield seeks a Director of Alumni Relations to provide the vision, leadership and strategic oversight to establish and strengthen connections among Whitfield alumni of all ages. The Director of Alumni Relations will implement a comprehensive, sustainable, and rewarding program that engages alumni through strategic communication, relationship-building, and events (networking, life-long learning and social).

The ideal candidate will be an experienced volunteer manager, event coordinator, and effective communicator who celebrates Whitfield’s traditions while recognizing opportunities for innovation. We seek a creative and driven self-starter who is comfortable building and implementing programs at the same time. The successful candidate will develop strong internal and external relationships to maintain a program that capitalizes on existing initiatives while introducing new ones as needs or opportunities arise.

The Director of Alumni Relations will work closely with alumni volunteers, faculty, and students. The Director of Alumni Relations reports to the Director of Institutional Advancement and serves on the school’s administrative team and advancement leadership team alongside director of development, director of communications & marketing, and director of admission.

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Faculty in Beijing, China

Faculty in Beijing, China
Whitfield School is seeking a dynamic teacher of science to join the school’s international faculty in an independent school in Beijing, China (Shunyi district). Start date is August 15, 2019. Applicants must be native English speakers.

Whitfield’s international program in China aims to integrate the strengths of both the Chinese and American educational systems and values as it prepares graduates to matriculate to universities and colleges in the west.


  • Location: Beijing, China
  • Language: Native English Speaker (proficiency in Mandarin not required)
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Work experience: demonstrated competence in teaching high school science (preferably two or more years of teaching experience)
  • Salary: Competitive based on experience. Bonus equal to two additional months’ salary for each teaching contract period
  • Insurance: Medical coverage provided
  • Boarding: Apartment provided. Campus meals included
  • Apartment Amenities: Refrigerator, Air conditioning, Internet, Cable TV, Furniture (Utilities included)
  • Airfare: One round-trip international airfare (to and from China) for each 11-month teaching contract period
  • Time of Contract: 11-month, renewable
  • Available Date Expected: August 15, 2019
  • Highlights: Motivated students, modest class size (under 20 students), guidance from experienced staff, opportunities to travel and to develop core competencies in leadership, cross-cultural understanding, and innovation in a campus environment that resembles an American liberal arts college, 45 minutes from the heart of the Beijing

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: Maureen Dube, administrative assistant to the Head of School,


Substitute Teachers

Whitfield maintains an in-house contact list of substitute teachers who have become familiar with the curriculum, pedagogy and culture of our school.

Please download a substitute teacher application by clicking here . Please send inquiries and applications to:

Maureen Dube, administrative assistant
Whitfield School
175 S. Mason Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63141

To be considered for employment at Whitfield School, please download an application:

Click here for a staff application (PDF).

Click here for a substitute teacher application (PDF).

Click here for a teacher application (PDF).

Once your application is complete, please send it to:

Maureen Dube
Whitfield School
175 South Mason Road
Saint Louis, MO 63141
Phone: (314) 415-1230
Fax:    (314) 434-6193

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